Boeing Wins $104M DARPA Award To Help Cut Satellite Costs

Law360, New York (March 26, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT) -- The Boeing Co. was awarded a $104 million contract Friday by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop and test a system that will significantly decrease the cost of launching satellites into space.

The contract is for work under the Airborne Launch Assist Space Access program, which is working to develop a less expensive way to launch satellites, and includes more than $30 million in base funds with two options worth just over $72 million and $2 million, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice....
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